Description and Requirements

As the Retail Project Delivery Manager you will play a pivotal role in ensuring that all of our retail projects, new product launches, and campaigns are planned and resourced to meet business needs.


Market Overview:

Dyson HQ is home to over 3,500 people who work across a medley of engineering and commercial functions. The award-winning campus has three cafes, a sports centre and a number of engineering icons including our Harrier and Lightning jets – one of which hangs from the ceiling of our café. Based in Malmesbury, the campus is within easy reach of both the Cotswolds and cities like Bath and Bristol along the M4 corridor.

Function Overview:

The Retail and Events Team are responsible for bringing our engineering, technology and products to life through our in-store and events environment. We are a diverse team of specialists including designers, retail marketing, implementation and production managers that work with our commercial teams and global markets to deliver excellence within the Dyson retail environment.   

Accountabilities:

  • As the Retail Project Delivery Manager you will lead all new product development (NPD) launches for retail, as well as other key strategic projects
  • You will work closely with the Retail Programme Manager to plan and prioritise retail projects in line with the overall Dyson Group retail strategy
  • You’ll be responsible for driving delivery of all NPD projects through direct line reports and other Dyson retail functions; from brief through design, manufacture, installation and analysis, as well as resolving day to day challenges
  • Coming from a strong project management background, you will ensure that all projects are briefed on time, and that internal and external resource is efficiently planned
  • You will work with Dyson design and production functions to ensure the development, prototyping and production of a wide range of retail display fixtures
  • In building strong cross-functional relationships, you will work closely with the Dyson events team to ensure they have product awareness and a plan for any global launch events
  • You will also take an active role in managing the governance of the retail team, working with the senior leadership team to ensure that dates and agendas for key meetings, such as board level creative reviews, are met

Skills:

  • You will have proven project management experience, with considerable experience of managing projects to tight timelines
  • You will have gained this experience working directly for a retailer, or in a retail design/production agency, and worked on high profile retail clients
  • You will be qualified within at least 1 project management methodology; PRINCE2, Agile, APM, Lean Six Sigma etc.
  • As someone who is skilled at prioritization, you will have a proven track record of delivering a number of complex global projects
  • You will have a proven capability and experience of collaborating and leading cross-functionally, whilst influencing senior business partners across your business areas
  • As our retail estate is geographically diverse, you must demonstrate a willingness to travel when required

Benefits Overview:

  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
  • Company bonus 
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance 
  • Discount on Dyson machines
  • Free on-site parking at Head Office
  • Subsidized café and restaurants at Head Office